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Egypt and Sudan have held high-level talks and signed a military cooperation agreement amid continued tensions with Ethiopia over the Nile and clashes on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border.

It is not the first time the controversial preacher has been accused of stealing other people's work.

EU demands compensation from Israel for demolished West-Bank facilities

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EU demands compensation from Israel for demolished West-Bank facilities

The EU is to seek compensation after Israeli forces demolished tents and other Palestinian facilities it funded in a village in the Jordan Valley area of the West Bank.

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: The Assad regime's battle for religious legitimacy

Bashar Al-Assad is once again trying to claim the state's legitimacy in the religious sphere.

Diana Alghoul

Exclusive: Reactions to US elections inside the Middle East

The Middle East is keeping a watchful eye on the outcome of the volatile elections taking place in the US.

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UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

Libyan rival parties should place the national interest before political ambitions, the United Nations envoy said on Monday.

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Iraq launches probe into death of Daewoo executive

An investigation has been launched into the death of Park Il-ho, the director of Daewoo who was working on the construction of Al Faw ...

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France charges jihadist with murder in IS territory

Othman Garrido, 26, is believed to have arrived in the region in 2012, where anti-terror prosecutors say he committed murder.

Detained Sudanese artists released after global uproar

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Detained Sudanese artists released after global uproar

The artists, including award-winning filmmaker Hajooj Kuka, were arrested over a 'mixed-gender' theatre workshop.

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Sudan court jails 6 more artists for 'public nuisance'

Nearly a dozen artists have been arrested in a case that has drawn international condemnation and raised concerns over Sudan's fledgling ...

Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

In-depth: After winning a vote of confidence and averting the dissolution of parliament, the new Tunisian government now faces the major ...

First commercial Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi

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First commercial Israel-UAE flight lands in Abu Dhabi

The flight was seen as an important symbolic step in the UAE-Israel normalisation agreement.

Iraq launches operation against militias following Basra killings

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Iraq launches operation against militias following Basra killings

Iraqi security forces have launched a new operation in Basra against secretive militias responsible for recent killings of anti-corruption ...

Iraqi policemen killed protesters with hunting rifles: minister

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Iraqi policemen killed protesters with hunting rifles: minister

Using their own hunting rifles, Iraqi policemen killed protesters in Baghdad.

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Yemenis outraged after imam's incitement to kill young 'magician'

An imam in Yemen's Aden city called for the killing of a young trickster magician, prompting backlash that saw locals rally in support of Mohammed Tika.

Ahmad Abdelhalim

Egypt is targeting 'evil people' instead of fighting Covid-19

Comment: Sisi is using propaganda tinged with patriotism and tailor-made emergency legislation to target people who dare to speak out against ...

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Khashoggi's Saudi 'killers' sanctioned by UK government

The UK foreign office has designated sanctions against some of the officials involved in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Iraq virus spike risks pushing doctors over the edge

The country's overall death toll is heading towards 2,000, with official daily fatalities starting to top 100 in the past week - and doctors ...

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Muhammad Shehada

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Comment: When victim-blaming wasn't possible, Israel had only empty words to offer the family of murdered, disabled Palestinian, Iyad el-Hallak, ...

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Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have virus

Three former senior aides to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison.

Eid shopping rush across Asia despite coronavirus risk

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Eid shopping rush across Asia despite coronavirus risk

Despite coronavirus guidelines, Muslims across Asia have spilled into markets to prepare for Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Contact-tracing app launches in Tunisia, Kuwaiti polygamists find a way to bypass lockdown rules and an Etihad Airways aircraft lands in ...

Coronavirus curfew complicates lives of Kuwaiti polygamists

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Coronavirus curfew complicates lives of Kuwaiti polygamists

Tunisia was the first predominantly Muslim country to abolish the practice of polygamy in 1956.

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